Senior Application Engineer

  • HCA
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Jun 29, 2019

Job Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Why Parallon?
Parallon is committed to bringing a deep and evolving knowledge, a long track record of operational excellence and a full suite of capabilities to all of our partnerships in order to help our clients thrive in the communities they serve. As a strategic, operational advisor and knowledge source, Parallon employs more than 27,000 professionals who approach every assignment as operating partners, not vendors. Our solutions are designed to meet the real needs of hospitals and health systems through the application of best practices and innovations proven within the nation's largest provider of healthcare services. We offer one of the broadest portfolios of solutions across the United States and internationally.

The Senior Application Developer develops database and web applications to support the Parallon Development Solutions and the Shared Service Centers (SSCs). The position is responsible for ascertaining business requirements from business users and incorporating those requirements into applications that meet the defined need(s). The position is also responsible for assisting the Consulting Application Developer with other duties as assigned including maintenance and support of ongoing applications.


•Assists in developing, supporting, and maintaining database and web applications
•Documents technical requirements by working with business users.
•Completes application development tasks assigned according to project plan (if applicable) and communicates obstacles.
•Assists in developing prototypes/models and determining data sources (if applicable).
•Follows technical and development standards when developing database and web components.
•Executes application unit testing plans. Documents and resolves resulting defects.
•Coordinates system and user acceptance testing (as appropriate).
•Creates and maintains application documentation.
•Assists in analyzing and executing change requests and enhancements.
•Resolves application issues as needed and participates in On-Call rotation schedule.
•Develops appropriate application controls to mitigate operational and financial risks.

Act as a liaison between Development Solutions and Parallon business users.
• Actively participates in application design sessions.
• Provides technical guidance to business users.
• Devises technical solutions to promote business activities.

Performs monthly application monitoring and maintenance as assigned.
Other duties as assigned

•Choosing technology - Senior Application Engineer is expected to seek out new technologies and choose the right one for the job. These decisions are made in the planning phase of a project with input from the Senior Application Developer. The right decision will allow the team to deliver maximum functionality at a faster time to market for the product while reducing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of the solution.
•On-call Support - Senior Application Engineer must make quick decisions while on-call and a production incident occurs. For failed jobs there could be large financial impact if not handled both correctly and in a timely manner. For applications that are down, the impact could be lost revenue, increased cost for the field as the workforce is unable to perform their job.


Bachelor's Degree required

Minimum of 5 years' relevant work experience
•Organization - Follows department development standards and change control processes. Actively builds technical knowledge by taking advantage of internal team mentoring and attending professional development opportunities.
•Communication - communicates clearly and concisely (oral and written)
•Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
•Tactical execution - demonstrates personal ownership of tasks and follows through to get the required results in the established timeframe.
•Technical skills - SQL server database and programming skills in ASP.NET, MVC, C#, SSIS, JSON, LINQ, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, ORM, Angular and Visual Studio. Has a foundation understanding of database configuration and integration concepts to provide end-user support. Has basic skills using business intelligence applications such as Business Objects or MicroStrategy.